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GDP Mill. € [+]201640,418M.€chart10,945M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201643,991M.$chart12,115M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201619,600€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201621,294$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q25,198€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q210,738M.€
Debt [+]201631,677 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]201635,063 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201679.70%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201615,333 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201616,971$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-733 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-811 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.80%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201618,085.2chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201620,018.5chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20131,988.3chart408.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20132,617.3chart452.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201310.00%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,445.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20162,706.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201412.83%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016371.4chart135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016404.2chart149.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.22%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201645.50%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,754€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20169,690$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013966€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,271$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,185€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,311$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016180€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016196$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/08/2017Baa1
S&P Rating [+]06/16/2017A+B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/25/2017A-
Corruption Index [+]201661chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201659ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201531.6chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016chart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201632ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]July 20177.0%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q26.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q266 m.
NMW [+]2017848.5 $
NMW [+]2017805.0 €
Average Wage [+]201618,292€
Average Wage [+]201620,247$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201515ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/20/201711.65%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20171.2%
HICP [+]August 20171.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]July 20171.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201730ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]July 20176.5%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201767,726
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201739.45
Motor vehicle production [+]2016133,702
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015575.42chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]07/01/201322.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201661.1%
Trade
Exports [+]201629,742.4 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201632,850.0 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201673.59%chart19.81%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201627,597.5 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201630,449.3 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201668.28%chart26.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20162,144.9 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20162,400.8 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.31%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]July 20179.7%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016102chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]20162,065,895chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015235,966chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015728.8chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201511.43%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015751.6chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015140,490chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.81%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.890chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201526º
Birth Rate [+]20169.90‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.57chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20169.50‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201580.90chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.10‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.20‰
Number of homicides [+]201525chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.2chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201514.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20157.55chart0.132015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Ouagadougou
  • Population: 18,646,433
  • Surface Area: 274,220 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU